AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, social welfare organization with a membership of nearly 38 million that helps people turn their goals and dreams into real possibilities, strengthens communities, and fights for the issues that matter most to families - such as health care, employment and income security, and protection from financial abuse.

 

A non-profit coalition of national organizations focusing on advancing family caregiving through research, innovation, and advocacy.

 

Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) were formally established in the 1973 Older Americans Act (OAA) and are overseen by the federal Administration for Community Living and the NC Division of Aging and Adult Services. AAAs are charged with helping vulnerable older adults and, more recently, adults with disabilities live with independence and dignity in their homes and communities.

 

Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving

An advocacy, education, research, and service unit of Georgia Southwestern State University. We are here to serve and support both professional and family caregivers. 

 

The purpose of the Purple Angel Dementia Campaign is to raise awareness, give hope to and empower people with dementia by giving out information on how shops, businesses, and other services can support people who have these progressive diseases - both elderly and younger onset.

 

Division of Aging and Adult Services (DAAS)

DAAS works to promote the independence and enhance the dignity of North Carolina's older adults, persons with disabilities, and their families through a community-based system of opportunities, services, benefits, and protections.